National Fellowship list published
Kochi: The University Grants Commission has published the list of candidates selected for under the scheme of National Fellowship for Students of Other Backward Classes (OBC) for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17. A total of 600 candidates have been selected for the fellowship. The list has been published on the UGC website http://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_notices.aspx.
The scheme is open to candidates who belong to Other Backward Classes (OBC) and wish to pursue higher studies such as regular and full time M.Phil. and Ph.D degrees in Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering & Technology. There are 300 slots for award of fellowship every year for all the subjects for consideration of application received through Online submission from research scholar belonging to OBC category. There is a provision of 3% reservation for slots for consideration of award of fellowship to research scholars from disabled category who belongs to OBC category.